The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 84 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing VBScript 5 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.56% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 1.59% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £285 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +103.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.98% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -27.14%
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
466 440 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.74% 35.51% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 258 165
Average daily rate £350 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +35.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.30 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £50.50 £126.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Manchester region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) VB
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) NAS
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (25.00%) CCEE
6 2 (25.00%) CCIA
6 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) VB Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VB6 Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) VB
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCEE
2 2 (25.00%) CCIA
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCEA
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Wyse
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (12.50%) SAP